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Singer with a rare blood pressure disorder who relies on an oxygen tank to survive

Singer with a rare blood pressure disorder who relies on an oxygen tank to survive tells how performing has helped her recover – surviving 5 years into her ‘borrowed time’ Chloe Temtchine, 35, has been singing since she was six years old and in 2009 released her debut album  But Chloe, who is from New… Read More »

A Man Contracted a Rare, Fatal Disease From Eating Squirrel Brains

According to a recently-uncovered medical case from 2015, one man may have died after eating one too many squirrels. His penchant for squirrel meat seems to have inadvertently exposed him to an incredibly rare fatal brain disorder, the first time this disorder was ever contracted in the United States. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Creutzfeldt–Jakob… Read More »

Rare manufacturing glitch raises concern over CAR-T therapies: study

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A single leukemia cell inadvertently got mixed in with a batch of a patient’s immune cells that were being manufactured into a CAR-T cell therapy and it acquired resistance to the treatment with deadly results, University of Pennsylvania researchers reported on Monday. The mishap occurred in a 20-year-old leukemia patient treated with… Read More »